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NAC chartered flight carrying bodies from Kabul lands in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU — Mortal remains of 12 Nepalis, who were killed in Kabul suicide attack on Monday, arrived in Nepal on Wednesday.

Nepal Airlines chartered flight with bodies of the victims and 24 Nepalis transported from Afghanistan has arrived at Tribhuvan International Airport.

The government this morning had sent a special aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to Kabul to bring the bodies back home.

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet and Minister for Labor, Deepak Bohara have reached the airport to receive the bodies.

The kin of victims have already reached the TIA after hearing that the bodies of their family members are being brought in a special chartered flight.

Government had decided to send a chartered flight as the bodies have to be brought in Kabul International Airport via three connecting flights.

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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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